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Hoffman Equipment Holds Annual Equipment Drive-Thru

Fri April 22, 2011 - Northeast Edition
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Jim Fox of Case reviews the latest technology and features that have been added to the entire Case product lineup.
Jim Fox of Case reviews the latest technology and features that have been added to the entire Case product lineup.
Jim Fox of Case reviews the latest technology and features that have been added to the entire Case product lineup. Jim Fox of Case brings attendees up to speed on the latest developments in Tier IV engine emission standards. Attendees enjoy a catered lunch. When Willie Auchmoody, branch manager of Hoffman Equipment, took the microphone as MC of the event, there was an anxious moment when some attendees who know Auchmoody from his stock car racing passion were expecting him to thank his sponsors. But, he pull Benjamin Allgyer of The Paladin Group discusses the various attachments that his company makes available, including this Sweepster broom. Jim Harkins of LeeBoy explains the many features that have led to LeeBoy’s market share success in small and mid-sized paving equipment. While attendees enjoy their morning donuts and coffee, equipment enters through the door of one equipment bay. Subsequently, each machine is explained in great detail, and then driven out the opposite door of the equipment bay. Jim Harkins, who also represents LeeBoy’s sister company, Rosco, explains the Rosco product line of asphalt maintenance equipment. Gradall rubber-tired telescoping boom excavators are a mainstay with most highway departments and DOTs across New York State. John Bridgeman, factory representative of Gradall, answers attendees’ questions. Nunzio (L) and Philip Cassese (R) of Cassese Brothers Paving, Westchester, N.Y., discuss various financing options with Joe Farinella of Wells Fargo. Tim Watters, president of Hoffman Equipment, reiterates his company’s commitment to selling and supporting quality construction and paving equipment to Hoffman Equipment’s customers in the lower Hudson Valley of New York. Factory representatives from all of the product lines sold by Hoffman Equipment are thanked for their efforts, which made the event possible.

Hoffman Equipment held its annual open house and drive-thru equipment show April 8 at its Marlboro, N.Y., facility.

Each year, this event has grown, attracting increasingly more highway superintendents and their crews along with area contractors and their employees. All attend looking for the latest equipment trends, as well as the latest equipment available from Hoffman’s varied suppliers, which include Case, LeeBoy, Rosco, Gradall, Sweepster and Stone, to name just a few.